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Can Non Stick Pans Go in The Dishwasher

Can Non Stick Pans Go in The Dishwasher? Find Out.

The short answer is no, we don't recommend putting non stick pans in your dishwasher. Let us explain, when non stick pans go in the dishwasher repeatedly, the high water pressure and heat can cause the pans non stick coating to break down over time. This dishwashing process can cause the coating to later flake off during cooking, ruining the non stick finish. We always recommend asking the cookware brand if their non stick coating can withstand occasional dishwasher use. 

Here's The Best Way We Recommend Washing Non Stick Pans

At the end of the day, handwashing your non stick pan is ultimately the best way to preserve the non stick coating. Always use a sponge or soft cloth to remove any residual food on the pan. If food is stuck to the pan, fill it with soapy water and let it simmer in the pan. After cooling, use a soft sponge or non-abrasive plastic pad to remove the food. For more difficult residue, add water and vinegar in a 2 to 1 ratio with a tablespoon of baking soda and let simmer and cool before cleaning.

The Final Verdict For The Question

No, non stick pans should not be repeatedly put in the dishwasher. Occasionally this can be okay in a pan like our multipurpose oven safe pan. Our long-lasting ceramic coating means our pan is completely non stick. And best of all it's PTFE, PFOA and heavy metal-free! Did we mention it's oven safe up to 500°F? That's just a couple of features of our pan, if you're interested in learning more about our State-of-the-Art Pan along with the benefits it will bring you and your family in the kitchen, click here or in the footer/menu of our website. We hope our article answered your question, let us know your opinions by sending us an email via the contact form on our website.